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Archive – October, 2018

Read the latest local appeals, news stories and missing person alerts. The full list of stories, in date order, is below. But you can use "categories" and "neighbourhoods" to filter your selection.

Appeal for information after a serious assault on a man on Bootham in York

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Police were contacted at 5.45am Wednesday 24 October 2018 to a report of a man who had been assaulted and received serious injuries to his face, as he and his girlfriend walked along Bootham. Following the assault, the couple fled to Gillygate where they contacted police. Police attended and Gillygate and portion of Bootham were closed […]

Scarborough detectives dismantle Liverpool-based “county lines” drug operation

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On 22 October 2018 the leader of the gang, Thomas Dean, 28, from Liverpool, was sentenced to seven years in prison for conspiracy to supply crack cocaine and heroin. His co-conspirators, Adam Harwood, 27, of  Walton, Liverpool was jailed for six years and nine months and Christopher Michael O’Donoghue, 49 of  Cherry Lane,  Liverpool was jailed […]

Update on Gillygate, York incident – road now reopened

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Original release: Incident on Gillygate in York – please avoid the area We received a report at 5.45am this morning of an assault on Gillygate, York. A man was taken to York District Hospital with serious injuries. It is unknown at this stage how the injuries happened. Enquiries are ongoing to locate a man believed to […]

Death of Rina Yasutake in Helmsley

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The three people who were arrested as part of the investigation into her death have answered bail and have been released while under investigation to allow further enquiries to be carried out. Officers are awaiting the results of post mortem tests and do not yet have a cause or time of death.

Appeal after Cliffe Pre-school broken into

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It happened between 15:30hrs on Friday 19 October 2018 and 08:30hrs on Monday 22 October when the suspects gained entry by forcing a window at the premises and stole items from inside. Anyone with information that could assist the investigation should contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for PC 1167 Chris […]

Man identified following CCTV appeal in York

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Thank you to all who shared our appeal and provided information to assist the investigation. Original release: CCTV appeal after moped damaged in York York police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man they want to speak to after a moped was damaged. It happened on Blake Street at 5.24am on 7 October 2018 […]